Read more about the article Elephants Mourn Matriarch In Mysterious Ceremony
Elephants Pocha, 55, and Guillermina, 22, mother and daughter, were transferred from a small enclosure in Mendoza, Argentina to beautiful natural habitat in in Matto Grosso, Brazil. (Senasa/Newsflash)

Elephants Mourn Matriarch In Mysterious Ceremony

Heartbroken wildlife keepers have told how a beloved elephant was comforted by her family and friends in a touching mourning ritual during her last moments at a sanctuary in Brazil. Veteran tusker Pocha, 55, had been given her first taste of freedom when she was transferred to the Natural Elephant…

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Read more about the article Japan’s Oldest Man Dies Aged 112
Mikizo Ueda, 112, poses in an undated photo. (Newsflash)

Japan’s Oldest Man Dies Aged 112

The oldest man in Japan - who saw the Hiroshima atomic bombing and fought in World War II, has died at the age of 112. Mikizo Ueda, who was also Japan’s oldest known living war veteran, died in a nursing home in Nara on Friday, 9th September, according to local…

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Read more about the article Veteran Bull’s Mysterious End
Kibo, the male elephant which died in zoo park of Bioparc Valencia, in Valencia, eastern Spain, July 2022. (Bioparc Valencia/Newsflash)

Veteran Bull’s Mysterious End

One of Europe’s oldest African bush elephants has died mysterious aged 44 at his enclosure in a Spanish zoo. Kibo died during the night without any signs that he was ill, baffling his keepers. https://youtu.be/uUp1vdO2RoM Bioparc Valencia/Newsflash His routine was normal in the days leading up to his death and…

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Read more about the article Eddie Redmayne Talked Chicken Farming On Set Says Co-Star
Austrian actor Peter Simonischek, aged 75, who is starring in the new "Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore" movie. (Newsflash)

Eddie Redmayne Talked Chicken Farming On Set Says Co-Star

Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne showed off a more domestic taste for livestock on the movie set - when he chatted about chicken farming. The star began talking to veteran Austrian actor Peter Simonischek, 75, between filming breaks. And Peter revealed the star was more worried about trying to keep…

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Read more about the article US WWII Soldier In His 90s On Quest To Find Italian Kids He Photographed In 1945
Edward Roethel, the former American soldier, veteran of the Second World War sent to San Miniato in Italy, who is trying to track down the children he photographed there.

US WWII Soldier In His 90s On Quest To Find Italian Kids He Photographed In 1945

This American former soldier who fought in Italy during World War II is on a quest to find the children he photographed in 1945. Edward Roethel, a former American soldier who is now over 90 and a veteran of World War II (WWII), was deployed in Italy as part of…

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Read more about the article WWII Vet, 93, Drives Latest Modern Tank 75 Years On
WWII veteran allowed to steer a tank after 75 years

WWII Vet, 93, Drives Latest Modern Tank 75 Years On

This is the moment a World War II veteran is given the chance to drive Russia's latest tank over 75 years after his first time behind the wheel. Gabdrauf Galeev, 93, a World War II (WWII) veteran who was born in the south-western Russian city of Belebey in the country’s…

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Read more about the article Nurse Fired For Sharing Homemade Mask Pic Amid Shortage
Renata Pizanowska who wrote a status that she doesn't know if the patient is healthy, or if she is still healthy, and was released

Nurse Fired For Sharing Homemade Mask Pic Amid Shortage

This veteran nurse has been sacked after sharing a picture of her homemade face mask and speaking out about the conditions she works under amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Nurse Renata Pizanowska was accused of spreading panic by the hospital director after she said she was having to make her own…

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Read more about the article Me Too: Veteran Writer Says Author Raped Her
Elena Poniatowska, the writer

Me Too: Veteran Writer Says Author Raped Her

Popular French-Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska has said that she was raped by a fellow author before falling pregnant with his child who he never met. The 87-year-old writer and journalist, who was honoured with the Cervantes Literary Award in 2013, said in her latest book ‘El Amante Polaco’ (‘The Polish…

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Read more about the article Julio Iglesias Appeals Spanish Kid Paternity Case
Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias Appeals Spanish Kid Paternity Case

Veteran singer Julio Iglesias is reportedly appealing a paternity case that hit the headlines earlier this year when it ruled he is the father of a 43-year-old man whose Portuguese mother had a fling with the crooner in 1975. The 75-year-old singer’s lawyer has reportedly launched an appeal at the…

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Read more about the article Russian WWII Vet And Oldest Submariner Dies Aged 105
Julius Porfiryevich survived two revolutions and three wars.

Russian WWII Vet And Oldest Submariner Dies Aged 105

Russia’s oldest submariner and highly-decorated WWII veteran Yuli Porfiryevich Ksyunin has died aged 105 after living through two revolutions and both world wars. According to local media, Ksyunin is considered a veteran of the Great Patriotic War, a term used in Russia to describe the conflict between 22nd June 1941…

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